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Windrose Golf Club is hosting the first Greater Houston Retailers Charitable Foundation Golf Tournament on July 17, 2013. Dust off your golf clubs and find three more players for this four person scramble that tees off at 7:00 AM. Make sure you have extra golf balls and that your shoes still fit—foot pain can bring a quick end to a fun round of golf.
While most people know to yell, “Fore!” if a golf ball is about to hit someone, that isn’t the only type of injury associated with this sport. In fact, golf-related injuries are very common, and many of them involve the feet.
Golf is a sport of repetitive motion, and overuse injuries such as tendonitis, plantar fasciitis, and metatarsalgia are common. These conditions affect different parts of the foot, but part of the solution is the same in both cases, rest!
Morton’s neuroma is often associated with footwear that is too small. Golf shoes that are tight can irritate this nerve condition, especially when a golfer walks an eighteen holes. Just like other types of footwear, it is important to buy golf footwear that fits the feet well.
Has foot pain kept you from your favorite sport? Don’t let discomfort rule your days. Dr. Marco Vargas understands the importance of an active lifestyle. With three convenient Texas locations, he and his staff will help you get back in the game. Make an appointment at our Sugar Land, Houston, or Missouri City offices today. Call or schedule an appointment online today!
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